Archive for August, 2012

Beyond 7 Billion

Monday, August 20th, 2012

For much mankind’s history, the world population has remained relatively stable, but with advances in agriculture and medicine our world’s population has begun to grow at alarming rates, never before seen.  Worse still, it appears that population growth will occur in areas of the world with the least ability to deal with it.

Where the growth is coming from and how it will affect everything from the environment to world conflicts are the subjects of a very provocative series that recently ran in the the Los Angeles Times. 

For anyone interested in learning more about what the next 40 years might look like, this is a must read.  To view the article online please CLICK HERE